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AOT denies allegations of selling premium lane cards to non-entitled passengers

Old May 2, 19, 3:23 am
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AOT denies allegations of selling premium lane cards to non-entitled passengers

BANGKOK, 2 May 2019 (NNT) - After a widespread rumor citing corruption with the distribution of Premium Lane cards at Suvarnabhumi Airport allegedly sold to regular passengers via tour operators or nominees, Airports of Thailand has denied any involvement in such a scheme, confirming it only provides special security screening services to eligible passengers.

https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/109...-distribution/
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Old May 3, 19, 8:37 pm
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Terrible people to be spreading such wicked nonsense. What next: allegations of widespread corruption in the construction phase, requiring tens of millions for the remediation of sub-standard concrete; cronyism and nepotism in the tendering process for the duty free concessions ?
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Old May 4, 19, 4:22 am
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Years back I heard about such fast track vouchers for sale and out of curiosity I searched high and low see if I could get a hand on some to try and see if it is for real. However, all the sellers I had come across were bogus and more like a scam.

Fast track voucher for sale might be true years ago, but might just be some inside staff steal a bunch out (the one I saw being sold online was the whole book of voucher), since back then the vouchers were hardly changed and some real ones weren't even printed with airline stamp and departure date so it could easily be reused too. Doubt so now though.
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Old May 4, 19, 2:15 pm
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I used fast track card 2 weeks ago entering Thailand on SQ biz. The card is still just a cardboard printed thing...



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Old May 5, 19, 12:53 am
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I remember the fast track card to be the brown version with Premium Lane on it for years, they have changed to a few new different versions within these last few years? May be that's the effort of invalidating those fast track cards that had been leaked out on street, just my guess.

Digging deeper into the news, maybe this allegation holds some truths and might link to the Pol Lt Gen who has been mysteriously transferred from his former position of immigration police commissioner to the civil service. Either way, life goes on and it's business as usual
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Old May 5, 19, 1:45 am
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I think the brown version was used up until recently, but I’m not sure when exactly they were phased out.
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Old May 5, 19, 2:11 am
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Originally Posted by Thai-Kiwi View Post
I think the brown version was used up until recently, but Iím not sure when exactly they were phased out.
Not sure either. I only started noticing a new version last year, blue-ish portrait card with Premium Lane on it (and bestthub as some kind of a sponsor at the bottom?...), then another new one that is purple-ish saying Fast Track with VFS Global as a sponsor or something
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From 02/05-19

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Old May 5, 19, 9:40 pm
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Interesting that my SQ fast track card was not dated...
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Old May 5, 19, 10:31 pm
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Interesting that my SQ fast track card was not dated...
If no date i would use it if a lot people in normal immigration lanes, when we came its was nearly empty in the normal lanes
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